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United and Madrid reach compromise for Varane
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United and Madrid reach compromise for Varane

It's no more news that Raphael Varane decided against extending his contract with Real Madrid and is very close to moving to the Premier League to join Manchester United. Reports suggest that the two clubs are locked in negotiations about his imminent move. It was believed that the French defender had agreed personal terms with the Red Devils but the deal cannot be completed until both clubs agree on the transfer fee as well as other terms of the move. Real Madrid rejected Manchester United's previous offers for the towering center-back but reports from Goal suggest that they are now closer to a compromise with Varane likely to be a Manchester United player this summer. The sum being reported is between €45m (£39/$53m) and €55m (£47m/$65m). The Red Devils want to mount a significa...
Real Madrid lower asking price for Varane
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Real Madrid lower asking price for Varane

Real Madrid have reduced their asking price for French defender Raphael Varane with Man United supposedly interested in a deal. The France international has not yet responded to the contract offer by Los Blancos with his current deal set to expire next summer. The Spanish giants do not want the Frenchman to leave for free next year and have made it clear that they will sell him if they cannot get him to commit his future to the club with a new deal. Based on a report by  Diario AS, Real Madrid are beginning to believe that Varane may refuse to sign a new deal and also know that his current contract situation will lower his value in the eyes of rival clubs that may be interested in his services. Therefore, they've reduced his asking price from €60million to €50million and this is e...
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Report – Modric to win Ballon d’Or ahead of Ronaldo

According to Spanish radio station Onda Cero, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will lose the Ballon d'Or award to former teammate and Madrid star Luka Modric. The report stated that Modric will add the Ballon d'Or to his FIFA Men's Player award on December 3. It added that Ronaldo and Antonie Griezmann will be the players to join the Croatia international on the podium as opposed to the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane that was widely speculated. READ: Salihamidzic – Bayern have not thought of replacing Kovac Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or 5 times in his career and has insisted that he deserves the award in a recent interview. His manager, Max Allegri also supported his claim. It is believed that Ronaldo's departure from Real Madrid to Juventus will cou...
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Allegri – Ronaldo deserves the Ballon d’Or

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the Ballon d'Or although there are speculations that he's absent from the final three-man shortlist. Ronaldo has emerged as the winner of the award for the past two years. The Portuguese also played his part in Real Madrid's triumph last season and also impressed in the Russia 2018 World Cup. READ: Premier League Matchday 13 – Tricky ties for top five Meanwhile, a report from Tuttosport has claimed that the Portuguese star is not present on the final three-man list for the Ballon d'Or, and suggested the final three as Raphael Varane, Luka Modric, and Kylian Mbappe. Allegri does not agree with the report as he pointed out that his star man has done enough to earn the award once again. Allegri said...